The U.S. Army will seek a waiver to participate in a Washington conference after the White House imposed a $500,000 spending limit amid a scandal at the General Services Administration.
Trump Organization, headed by Donald Trump, the developer and reality-television star, plans to spend almost $200 million on its first hotel in Washington.
Jeff Neely, a regional General Services Administration commissioner who oversaw an $823,000 Las Vegas conference being investigated by Congress, didn’t appear at a second day of hearings on the event.
Misconduct at the General Services Administration extended beyond overspending on a Las Vegas conference to the possible theft of Apple Inc. iPods by employees, lawmakers were told today.
The U.S. Army in 2010 spent $10.7 million on a Washington conference, about 13 times the amount paid by the General Services Administration for an event near Las Vegas in the same year that’s been criticized by Congress.
A group calling itself “Occupy the Courts” lost a bid to force the U.S. to issue a permit for a rally outside a New York federal courthouse tomorrow.
CA Technologies Inc., a maker of software for managing information technology, was accused of overcharging the U.S. on contracts, allegedly costing the government more than $100 million.